Le moulin à Couleurs Sarl
The raw materials (Ardennes sienna, Burgundy ochre, German black, Madras red iron oxide) are transformed and mixed to obtain a multitude of tints. The company is the last remaining factory making coloured earth in France. There are 3 in Europe: Le Moulin à Couleurs, a company in Verona and another in Cyprus.
Its customer base is comprised 90% of companies and 10% of private customers. 10% of its turnover is made from export, mainly in the European Union. It sells its colours through a network of sellers, through distance selling and orders.
The sold colours are used in a number of industries and often by prestigious customers: cosmetics, paints (building and artistic), fish bait, and restoration of heritage. The latter includes the following sites: